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Three weeks to the 2021 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational!

Today, we welcome Baker Tilly to our roster of Title Sponsors for the 2021 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational! But your company can still serve as a Corporate Sponsor; as a Major Sponsor ($1,000 level) or Assisting Sponsor ($500 level).  Your company or individuals can also join on as Hole Sponsors.  For just $100, your or your company will be recognized with a professionally-printed Hole Sponsor sign along the Willow Hollow Golf Course. There’s also plenty of room for golfers, so form your foursome today for a day of food & fun on Friday, August 20th!  Golfers will receive an event…

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BBBS Golf Invitational Cup is up for grabs!

Will your company or team get its name etched into the coveted BBBS Golf Invitational Cup this year?  Or will the current champs Customers Bank retain their title this year at the 2021 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational?  These are just some of the questions to be answered on August 20th at Willow Hollow Golf Course.  Men’s Longest Drive, Women’s Longest Drive, and Closest to the Pin are also up-for-grabs — as we head back to the links. The 2021 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational is our 19th golf event, and is expected to be another exciting one — so don’t miss…

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The Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational is fast approaching!

Looking for a reason to start an up-coming weekend early?  Well, how about enjoying a nice day of golf while DEFENDING POTENTIAL in Berks County youth?  The Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational is back on the links in 2021, so join us for a day of fun, food, and more!  We are heading to Willow Hollow Golf Course on Friday, August 20th. Our golf event — named after the late Jason Claudfelter (former Board Treasurer and Golf Committee Chair) — is a scramble format with a “shotgun” start at 1 pm (registration from 12 noon to 12:45 pm).  The event includes food…

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Little of the Month – July 2021

Meet Little Brother Jacob, our July 2021 Little of the Month!  LB Jacob is an 8-year-old from West Reading who wants to be a professional basketball or football player when he grows up. He would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going role model in his life to stand with him to defend his potential.  LB Jacob enjoys sports, animals, video games and his sneaker collection. LB Jacob is looking for someone to spend one-on-one time with him. He wants someone who will encourage his interests and inspire his potential; someone he can trust & rely on; someone who will listen…

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BBBSA Board of the Year!!!!

Congratulations to our Board of Directors…the BBBSA Board of the Year!  Our Board was named the 2020 Board of the Year by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, under the Small- to Mid-Sized Agency Alliance (SMAA) category!  Immediate Past President Karen Meck accepted the award from BBBSA National President Artis Stevens. We are so proud of our Board and thankful for the time and effort that our all-volunteer Board members put into our agency.  Their leadership is an invaluable asset to our efforts to DEFEND POTENTIAL in our Littles. Our agency faced many challenges last year — but under the…

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2021 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational

We are going back to the links!  The Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational is back in 2021! After being scrubbed due to COVID-19 last year, we are so happy to announce that the Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational will be held this year on Friday, August 20th, at Willow Hollow Golf Course.  Named after the late Jason Claudfelter (Board Treasurer and Golf Committee Chair), the Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational is a scramble format with a “shotgun” start at 1 pm.  Registration goes form 12 noon to 12:45 pm.  The event includes food and refreshments before and during — plus a catered meal afterwards. …

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39th Annual BFKS – Prize Winners

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner…Liz Hassler from the Herbein Strike Club team!  Liz won $500 worth of Boscov’s gift cards.  All individual bowlers raising $150 or more for Bowl For Kids’ Sake were eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. We also want to congratulate the winners of our BIG Raffle!  We had three packages up for grabs including the ‘Barrow of Spirits (thank you, Brentwood Industries, for the wheelbarrow and everyone who helped it overflow), the Berkshire Country Club package, and a weekend escape to Vermont.  To hear who won, go to:  Prize Winners  

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Thank you, BFKS Sponsors!

Thank you, Tompkins VIST Bank, for again serving as the Prime Sponsor for our 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake! This year’s event raised more than $60,000 to help fund our four (4) mentoring programs serving Berks County youth facing adversity.  It was a pleasure getting back to the bowling centers, and seeing our many friends & bowling team participants helping us DEFEND POTENTIAL!         Our deepest appreciation to our other Corporate Sponsors: T-Shirt Sponsors ($2,500 level):      Major Sponsors ($1,000 level):       Assisting Sponsors ($500 level):              Plus…

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BFKS at Hiester Lanes – June 15, 2021

The 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake is in the books, after Day #2 at Hiester Lanes yesterday evening! Sponsored by Tompkins VIST Bank, our event went back to the lanes this year, after the COVID pandemic sent our event virtual last year…and there was FUN for all!  We want to thank the bowling teams that joined us last evening including:  three teams from our friends at Diamond Credit Union, two Morrissey Squad teams, Kozloff Stoudt who joins us each year, a Berks Realtors team, and a new team to the fun this year (and one of our new Corporate…

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BFKS at Berks Lanes – June 13, 2021

Day #1 of the 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake is in the books!  We had a great time at Berks Lanes in Sinking Spring yesterday (6/13/21), and all that FUN to HELP KIDS! We thank all of our participating teams including:  the Retired Rollers (with Board member Doug Myers and friends), RE/MAX (including Board member Sam Padovani), Team Hornberger (featuring former Board member Jason Hornberger), Cheryl and her team from Berkshire Insurance Services, Team Rivera, Team Newkirk, the Herbein Strike Club (with the highest-raising single bowler and Board member Liz Hassler), the Herbein Incredibowlers, Diamond Credit Union’s Team Duchess,…

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